Lawyer

Abha Singh is a former civil servant and an advocate practicing currently in the High Court of Judicature at Bombay. She is also a renowned social activist and has contributed considerably in the realm of women's rights, gender equality and Justice

She launched her book Stree – Dasha aur Disha which promotes women empowerment by highlighting real-time cases and their legal recourse, and aims to educate women of their rights.

She runs an NGO by the name Rann-Samar and through this foundation, she helps people who cannot afford legal assistance from professional lawyers. Through the Rann-Samar Foundation, Abha Singh helped in the construction of toilets in rural areas.

The foundation provides free legal aid to needy and poor people.

Rann-Samar Foundation.

Awards & Achievements

  • Acclaimed as a woman achiever and a role model for others, Tata Consultancy Services and Taj Group conferred the Women Achievers Award in April’2008.
  • Shatabdi Varsh Samman by Bank of Baroda for outstanding contribution to society through dissemination of knowledge in July’2008.
  • Awarded with the Government Citizen Karmaveer Puraskaar by Confederation of NGOs, New Delhi. 2007 Lead India finalists
  • Mumbai Mayors award on International Women's Day on 8 March ’2011.
  • I Am Woman Award in 2018